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Grand Theft Auto IV: A Criticism of Criticism

By Shamus
on Friday Aug 17, 2018
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Retrospectives




Grand Theft Auto IV

By Shamus
on Friday Aug 10, 2018
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Retrospectives




Grand Theft Auto: Cleaning Up The Hot Coffee

By Shamus
on Friday Aug 3, 2018
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Retrospectives




Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

By Shamus
on Friday Jul 27, 2018
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Retrospectives




Grand Theft Auto Vice City

By Shamus
on Friday Jul 20, 2018
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Retrospectives




Grand Theft Auto III

By Shamus
on Friday Jul 13, 2018
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Retrospectives




Grand Theft Original

By Shamus
on Friday Jul 6, 2018
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Retrospectives




Grand Theft Retrospective: Introduction

By Shamus
on Friday Jun 29, 2018
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Retrospectives




Black Desert Online #4: The Final Straw

By Shamus
on Friday May 11, 2018
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Retrospectives




Black Desert Online #3: But Wait, It’s Worse!

By Shamus
on Thursday May 3, 2018
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Retrospectives




Black Desert Online #2: The Honeymoon is Over

By Shamus
on Thursday Apr 26, 2018
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Retrospectives




Black Desert Online #1: Strange But Cool

By Shamus
on Thursday Apr 19, 2018
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Retrospectives




Wolfenstein II Part 11: Beating a Dead Panzerhund

By Shamus
on Thursday Apr 12, 2018
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Retrospectives




Wolfenstein II Part 10: Party Time

By Shamus
on Thursday Apr 5, 2018
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Retrospectives




Wolfenstein II Part 9: Mister Hitler

By Shamus
on Thursday Mar 29, 2018
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Retrospectives




Wolfenstein II Part 8: Horton’s Heroes

By Shamus
on Thursday Mar 22, 2018
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Retrospectives




Wolfenstein II Part 7: Dream Sequence

By Shamus
on Thursday Mar 15, 2018
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Retrospectives




Wolfenstein II Part 6: Imprisoned in a Cutscene

By Shamus
on Thursday Mar 8, 2018
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Retrospectives




Wolfenstein II Part 5: Tower Defense

By Shamus
on Thursday Mar 1, 2018
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Retrospectives




Wolfenstein II Part 4: Empire State

By Shamus
on Thursday Feb 22, 2018
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Retrospectives




Wolfenstein II Part 3: Legacy Problems

By Shamus
on Thursday Feb 15, 2018
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Retrospectives




Wolfenstein II Part 2: Broken Technology

By Shamus
on Thursday Feb 8, 2018
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Retrospectives




Wolfenstein II Part 1: Introduction

By Shamus
on Thursday Feb 1, 2018
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Retrospectives




No Man’s Sky One Year Later: A Few Good Things

By Shamus
on Tuesday Sep 26, 2017
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Retrospectives




No Man’s Sky One Year Later: The Disappointment Engine

By Shamus
on Tuesday Sep 19, 2017
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Retrospectives




No Man’s Sky One Year Later: The More Things Change…

By Shamus
on Tuesday Sep 12, 2017
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Retrospectives




No Man’s Sky One Year Later

By Shamus
on Tuesday Sep 5, 2017
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Retrospectives




Diablo III Part 3: The “Story”

By Shamus
on Thursday Jul 6, 2017
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Retrospectives




Diablo III Part 2: The Gameplay

By Shamus
on Thursday Jun 29, 2017
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Retrospectives




Diablo III Part 1: The Legacy of Diablo

By Shamus
on Thursday Jun 22, 2017
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Retrospectives




The Blistering Stupidity of Fallout 3, Part 5

By Shamus
on Thursday Jun 25, 2015
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Retrospectives




The Blistering Stupidity of Fallout 3, Part 4

By Shamus
on Sunday Jun 21, 2015
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Retrospectives




The Blistering Stupidity of Fallout 3, Part 3

By Shamus
on Thursday Jun 18, 2015
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Retrospectives




The Blistering Stupidity of Fallout 3, Part 2

By Shamus
on Saturday Jun 13, 2015
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Retrospectives




The Blistering Stupidity of Fallout 3, Part 1

By Shamus
on Wednesday Jun 10, 2015
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Retrospectives




Silent Hill 2: Plot Analysis

By Shamus
on Thursday Apr 27, 2006
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Retrospectives




Zenimax vs. Facebook

This series explores the troubled history of VR and the strange lawsuit between Zenimax publishing and Facebook.

 

Silent Hill Turbo HD II

I was trying to make fun of how Silent Hill had lost its way but I ended up making fun of fighting games. Whatever.

 

Diablo III Retrospective

We were so upset by the server problems and real money auction that we overlooked just how terrible everything else is.

 

The Terrible New Thing

Fidget spinners are ruining education! We need to... oh, never mind the fad is over. This is not the first time we've had a dumb moral panic.

 

The Strange Evolution of OpenGL

Sometimes software is engineered. Sometimes it grows organically. And sometimes it's thrown together seemingly at random over two decades.

 

The Game That Ruined Me

Be careful what you learn with your muscle-memory, because it will be very hard to un-learn it.

 

What Does a Robot Want?

No, self-aware robots aren't going to turn on us, Skynet-style. Not unless we designed them to.

 

Programming Language for Games

Game developer Jon Blow is making a programming language just for games. Why is he doing this, and what will it mean for game development?

 

Mass Effect 3 Ending Deconstruction

Did you dislike the ending to the Mass Effect trilogy? Here's my list of where it failed logically, thematically, and tonally.

 

Grand Theft Railroad

Grand Theft Auto is a lousy, cheating jerk of a game.

 

Steam Summer Blues

This mess of dross, confusion, and terrible UI design is the storefront the big publishers couldn't beat? Amazing.

 

PC Hardware is Toast

This is why shopping for graphics cards is so stupid and miserable.